Tristar Fleet

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Re: Tristar Fleet

Post by ACLVC10 » Sun Sep 07, 2014 12:28 pm

That's all making sense now ;)

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Re: Tristar Fleet

Post by petet16 » Sun Sep 07, 2014 8:19 pm

Engineering support was also provided by BA staff at Brize.

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Re: Tristar Fleet

Post by ACLVC10 » Sun Sep 07, 2014 8:54 pm

All making sense 100% now, I guess they all needed to be trained before being let loose ;)

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Re: Tristar Fleet

Post by Gsxr600 » Mon Sep 29, 2014 2:01 pm

I noticed from GJD's Facebook page that at least one of the Tristar's has now had the US registration number applied and the RAF number removed. Wasn't sure if any of the airframes may have been moved aswell. There's no further details though on Facebook. Has anyone heard any rumours whether any will fly out soon?

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Re: Tristar Fleet

Post by ACLVC10 » Mon Sep 29, 2014 4:49 pm

Nope I heard nothing since they went into Bruntingthorpe, hoping some can get some shots of them departing, that's whenever they do ;)
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Re: Tristar Fleet

Post by NewquayVC10 » Wed Oct 08, 2014 4:43 pm

Visited Kemble on Sunday, only upper cockpit of Tristar on ground left

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Re: Tristar Fleet

Post by Gsxr600 » Tue Nov 25, 2014 8:02 pm

There is a nice video of one of the T*s getting an anti-det run at Bruntingthorpe recently, on GJD's Facebook page. Looks like they are going to be there all winter unless anyone has heard anything? Presumably the intention is still to fly them out since engines and systems are being run regularly.

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Re: Tristar Fleet

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Re: Tristar Fleet

Post by spikeXR809 » Tue Mar 24, 2015 3:20 pm

Hello to you all
As you might know that a year tomorrow (25/03/2014) was last day and flights on the last remaining 4 Tristars operated by the RAF. I was lucky enough to be Brunty on that day driving the TMV ambulance from Brize that was providing emergency cover for the Tristars. Whilst there I was able to photograph and video their arrival.
Here are a few pictures of ZE704 & ZD950, I have vid's of ZD948 & ZD953 I seem to a few problems uploading the vid's but once soughted i will post them.
Many thanks
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Re: Tristar Fleet

Post by Gsxr600 » Sun Mar 29, 2015 1:47 pm

Would love to see your videos if you manage to get them uploaded

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Re: Tristar Fleet

Post by mike j » Wed Mar 09, 2016 9:28 am

Morning

Does anyone know the state of play with the Tristars at the moment?

Rgds

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Re: Tristar Fleet

Post by Jelle Hieminga » Wed Mar 09, 2016 1:14 pm

They are still at Bruntingthorpe as far as I know. One of them will be used in next Sunday's photo event but I don't know anything else I'm afraid. I'll post some photos next week.
Buttons . . . check. Dials . . . check. Switches . . . check. Little
colored lights . . . check.

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Re: Tristar Fleet

Post by Jelle Hieminga » Thu Apr 14, 2016 8:54 pm

As promised, some Tristar photos from the 13th March event.
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Tristar_3.jpg
Buttons . . . check. Dials . . . check. Switches . . . check. Little
colored lights . . . check.

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